SAS Forum 2010 - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • Innovation will come from IT and mathematics: panel

    Two years ago, Human Services could only attract seven IT graduates to its workforce. If there was a silver lining to the global financial crisis, it was a reprieve from what has become an ongoing issue around IT graduates in Australia.

  • Enterprise needs 'predictive analytics' to survive

    Organsations that want to survive in an ever-changing marketplace must supplement their business intelligence activities with business analytics, according to SAS senior vice-president and chief marketing officer, Jim Davis. Speaking at the SAS Forum in Sydney, Davis told delegates the past couple of years have provided a global challenge for enterprise that was unlikely to dissipate.

  • Rudd Bucks caused big hit on Centrelink systems

    Centrelink’s IT systems were hit by a quarter million spike in traffic in one day as a result of the Rudd Government’s stimulus measures, the Department of Human Services (DHS) deputy secretary of ICT infrastructure, John Wadeson has told business forum in Sydney.